A police investigation in China has found that drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline’s alleged bribery of doctors ‘was coordinated by the British company and was not the work of individual employees,’ according to a report Tuesday by Reuters.… Continue Reading
Pharmas have told their sales teams to halt all activity in China to avoid being caught in the nationwide “enforcement storm,” according to the Guangdong-based Yangcheng Evening News.
“It is rumored that police in plain clothes are patrolling in hospitals; drug sales representatives will be fined 500 yuan ($81) and regional sales managers 1000 yuan ($162) once being caught in hospitals,” an unidentified sales representative told the paper.… Continue Reading
A Nashville psychiatrist led the pack, earning more than $1 million during the past four years for promotional talks and consulting for seven drug companies.… Continue Reading
Authorities in Guangdong Province are responding with special seriousness to industry-wide anti-corruption regulations issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in July 2012.